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by the grandson of sir malcolm campbell, a family name synonymous with speed records. the new record has to be officially ratified, but it is, they will have achieved it not with a bang, but with a whistle. >> it is not just speed reconnect with cars. in the 1950's, the u.s. began building a huge system of highways. before the concrete with even dry, the internet -- the interstate became an airey place. a series of killings makes the highway fragging. what author describes the uneasy relationship americans continue to have with their roads. >> really, the first person to be seen nationally as a highway killer was a down juvenile delinquent named charles stark weather. he was 17 and went on the road in 1958 with his underage girl friend, carol and fugate. -- carol ann fugate. in their flight across nebraska, they killed a total of 11 people. people linked it very clearly as a sign of where the culture was going, a sign of the kind of audit mobility -- automobility and lack of values and ruthlessness that were representative of the highways that were at that point just beginning to be buil
they now call first monday trade days. al campbell is manager of the event. campbell: it's the oldest. it's the largest. we draw vendors and shoppers from all over the united states and overseas. and it's fun to walk it. how many places can you spend the whole day? it don't cost you any money. sebak: but vendors like karen johnson bring all sorts of unusual things to try and get you to spend money, and there are no price tags on any of her primitives. johnson: you gotta talk to me to get a price. you gotta be a people person, and that's the name of the game. sebak: the game here also includes texas chain saws because several guys, like mickey holt, are sculpting logs. holt: i'm also carrying on the tradition from my father. he started this, and i'm just wanting to keep it going. sebak: people buy his folk-art american icons made of local wood, especially cedar. holt: i don't really know when they leave here what they do with a lot of it, but as long as they leave here with it, i'm happy. sebak: there are happy vendors who trade all kinds of goods. the carlin brothers have been coming here
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